News and Updates

Here’s where you’ll find the latest news and information from the Michigan Advanced Biofuels Coalition.

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OPIS Update: Gevo Says Engineering for Ethanol-to-Jet Project ‘Substantially Complete’

Gevo, an advanced biofuels producer, said Wednesday that the engineering work for Net-Zero 1 Development is substantially complete and it is in the “diligence phase” of the Department of Energy loan guarantee program to secure funding for the construction of the ethanol-to-jet project. In a wide-ranging business update announcement, Gevo said it is also ordering […]

Cold Flow Operability: Overcoming A Chilling Challenge

If you’ve ever tried to start your diesel engine when temperatures are well below freezing, you’ve likely experienced the chilling sound of silence as your key turns in the ignition. This is a common scenario in the Midwest, where frigid mornings can catch even the most seasoned heavy-duty machinery operators off guard. Whether using petroleum […]

Optimus Ships 500th Vector System to Decarbonize Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines

Optimus Technologies, a company dedicated to decarbonizing heavy-duty diesel engines in the most challenging sectors of the transportation industry, announced today that they shipped their 500th Vector System. The Optimus Vector System is a bolt-on, advanced fuel system upgrade that seamlessly integrates into new and existing engines and delivers CO2 reductions of over 90%. Optimus […]

Clean Fuels Shares Conference Preview Ahead of Event in Fort Worth

One of the first conferences of 2024 will be the Clean Fuels Conference, February 5-8, in Fort Worth, Texas. The event, hosted by Clean Fuels Alliance America, is where the biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel industries will meet to learn the latest on the next generation of low-carbon fuel policies, feedstock development opportunities and […]

MiABC Presents on Biodiesel Benefits at Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision Healthy Business Mixer

Ben Steyer, CEO of the Michigan Soybean Committee (MSC) and Michigan Soybean Association (MSA) – the founders of MiABC – spoke on the instant decarbonization benefits of biodiesel and how advanced biofuels can improve local air quality at Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision’s (SDEV) Healthy Business Mixer at Latino Press in Detroit on November 8, 2023. […]

Michigan Runs on Soybeans Thanks to Amazing Farmers and Biodiesel Producers

The Michigan Soybean Committee recently teamed up with Alexis Dahl, a well-known YouTuber who shares videos about science, stories, and wonder in the state of Michigan, to talk about the science behind biodiesel and what makes it a sustainable option to fuel large trucks and equipment in the here and now. This video walks through […]
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